African Entertainment brings you an update about the condition of a pregnant woman who reportedly contracted coronavir is in Ghana’s Upper East Region.
This portal had reported on Friday April 3, 2020 About the woman’s health condition as confirmed by Ghana Health Service.
The Minister for the country’s Upper East, Minister, Tangoba Abayage, has issued a statement saying the woman is in good condition.
She says in a statement “The patient is in good condition and under isolation. Contact tracing has been initiated.”
Upper East Region on Friday, April 3, recorded its first confirmed case of Covid19 involving “a 33 year old woman with no travel history out of the country.”
According to the Minister, the woman had traveled to the Western Region for a week and returned to Bolgatanga on 27/03/2020.
“On 28/03/2020 she presented herself to the UE Regional Hospital with symptoms consistent with Coviid19”, she said.
“Samples were sent to Kumasi for laboratory confirmation.
On 03/04/2020 GHS received the laboratory feedback indicating a positive result for Covid19 out of 20 cases so far investigated.”
“The general public is urged to remain calm: there’s no need for panic,” she said.
By Melvin Tarlue